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 News    April 15, 2021 

Single-dose vaccine clinics temporarily halted

The Department of Health and Human Services has communicated to local health departments, health care providers and pharmacies across the state to pause administering the Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, following Centers for Disease Control...

 

Vaccine clinics announced

North Central District Health Department will host Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinics in the area this week. Residents may sign up for the vaccine at the following clinics by visiting www.ncdhd.ne.gov and clicking the yellow button on the home page....

 

B117 COVID-19 variant confirmed in health district

North Central District Health Department has received confirmation that the B117 COVID-19 variant is present in Holt County. Confirmation was received late Friday, April 2. The variant is present in...

 

Vaccine clinic locations announced

North Central District Health Department is now offering COVID-19 vaccine to anyone 18 and older. To schedule an appointment, individuals should go to vaccinate.ne.gov to register. Registrants will re...

 

Vaccination clinics include shots for 18 and over

North Central District Health Department will vaccinate residents 18 years of age and older for COVID-19. Any district residents born in 2003 or prior, who resides in Antelope, Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Holt, Keya Paha, Knox, Rock or Pierce counties, is...

 

COVID-19 variant reported by NCDHD

North Central District Health Department reported Friday afternoon that the COVID-19 California variant (B.1.429) has been identified in the district. While the California variant is believed to...

 

COVID care goals continue at Antelope Memorial Hospital

"We truly supported each other throughout the height of COVID-19 challenges here at Antelope Memorial Hospital," said Marvi Pruden, RN and nursing supervisor. "Everyone was wonderful about coming in...

 

Nebraska governor quarantined

Governor Pete Ricketts' office issued a statement, Monday, following news that the governor had come into close contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus. "Gov. Ricketts came into...

 

Health department announces new COVID-19 update

North Central District Health Department, in O'Neill, has been made aware of 51 new cases in the district since the last report issued Dec. 23. On Monday, NCDHD reported new cases by county,...

 

First shot

On Dec. 28, Dr. Kelli Osborn received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, manufactured by Moderna, to be administered at Antelope Memorial Hospital. The shot was given by Amy Wright, RN. Dr. Osborn...

 

Five COVID-related deaths reported in district

North Central District Health Department has been made aware of 80 new cases in the district since the last reporting on Dec. 17: 18-Antelope; 0-Boyd; 3-Brown; 7-Cherry; 17-Holt; 0-Keya Paha; 22-Knox; 11-Pierce; 2-Rock. NCDHD regrets to report five...

 

COVID-case numbers continue to climb in region

North Central District Health Department reported Monday, 135 new cases of COVID-19, since the last update released Dec. 3, including 16 in Antelope; 2, Boyd; 18, Brown; 14, Cherry; 24, Holt; 4, Keya...

 

Hospital staff works to meet coronavirus challenges

SUBMITTED ARTICLE "We recently increased the number of patient rooms that have air-disinfectant units, from four to eight, in our COVID unit here at Antelope Memorial Hospital," said Diane Carlin,...

 

As hospitalization rates reach critical levels, Ricketts releases new health restrictions

Public health restrictions in the state will take a phased approach, based on the percentage of staffed hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients. The plan, which went into effect Monday, was announ...

 

Additional COVID-19 cases reported

North Central District Health Department has been made aware of 159 cases in the district since the last reporting on Nov. 12, including: 19-Antelope; 9-Boyd; 21-Brown; 26-Cherry; 27-Holt; 6-Keya Paha; 13-Knox; 36-Pierce and 2-Rock. NCDHD has...

 

NCDHD: 720 total COVID cases reported in last two weeks

North Central District Health Department has been made aware of 145 cases in the district since the last reporting on Nov. 9: 21-Antelope; 6-Boyd; 18-Brown; 17-Cherry; 31-Holt; 1-Keya Paha; 21-Knox;...

 

COVID cases increase in health district

North Central District Health Department has been made aware of 158 cases in the district since the last reporting on Oct. 29: 12, Antelope; 7, Boyd; 5, Brown; 33, Cherry; 47, Holt; 0, Keya Paha; 28, Knox; 26, Pierce; 0, Rock. NCDHD has been...

 

West Holt Medical Services announces new facility guidelines

Given the recent spike in the rate of the spread of COVID-19 in both Nebraska and surrounding states, West Holt Medical Services is taking the following precautions to help ensure the safety of...

 

Governor announces state vaccination plan

Front-line health care workers and individuals with underlying health conditions will be the first Nebraskans to receive a coronavirus vaccine, once approved. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced, during a...

 

Ricketts sets new health measures

Governor Pete Ricketss announced changes to Nebraska’s directed health measures, Friday. Hospitals, bars and restaurants, gatherings and wedding and funeral venues will adjust to the new DHMS, which went into effect, Wednesday, Oct. 21, and will...

 

COVID cases increase in health district

North Central District Health Department was made aware, Monday, of 39 additional cases in the district: Holt, 4; Knox, 11; Cherry, 6; Antelope, 7; Pierce, 2; Brown, 8 and Boyd, 1. On Tuesday, NCDHD was been made aware of 28 additional cases in the...

 

New COVID-19 cases reported

North Central District Health Department has been made aware of 21 additional cases in the district, according to a Monday report. Fifteen cases in the district, through case investigations, have been determined to be due from community spread:...

 

Five new positive COVID-19 cases reported in region

North Central District Health Department has been made aware of five additional positive COVID-19 cases in the district. One case in Cherry County is currently under investigation. One case in Holt...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    July 16, 2020

Schools set to open August 13

Summerland schools will have a normal opening, Aug. 13. Superintendent Dale Martin made the announcement Monday during the board of education's regular meeting. He distributed information about a...

 

New COVID-19 cases reported in health district area

North Central District Health Department reported Monday it has been made aware of six additional COVID-19 cases in the region. Four cases in Antelope County, though not all contact-related to one another, are result of direct contacts with positive...

 

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